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Performing Arts2012-13 Performing Arts Series Add-On: ALEX MCDONALD 
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Alex McDonald

Since his orchestral debut at age 11, pianist Alex McDonald has soloed with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de Mexico, the Louisiana Philharmonic, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and the Utah Symphony Orchestra, among others. He has performed across the United States as well as in Israel, Canada, Japan, and South Korea; additionally, he has been a featured performer on PBS, WRR, NPR, and WQXR. Awards and fellowships include second prize at the 2007 New Orleans International Piano Competition and second prize at the 2001 Gina Bachauer International Young Artist Piano Competition. In 2008, he was named a Harvey Fellow by the Mustard Seed Foundation; in 2013, McDonald was accepted to compete in the 14th Van Cliburn Competition, the first native Texas to be accepted in more than 30 years.

Presented by the Ohio University School of Music and Arts for Ohio with sponsorship support from the Ohio University Performing Arts Series

Master Class Mon., Oct. 21 at 12:55 p.m. in Glidden Recital Hall
Recital Mon., Oct. 21 at 8:00 p.m. in Glidden Recital Hall
Lecture/Q&A Session Tue., Oct. 22 at 9:00 a.m. in Glidden Recital Hall

These events are free and open to the public.

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Contact: School of Music Associate Professor of Piano Christopher Fisher at (740) 593-4233 or


Alex McDonald


Ohio University Performing Arts Series
Templeton–Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
Second Floor, East
Athens OH 45701–2979
Tel: (740) 593–1780 | Fax: (740) 593–1763

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